The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.48% 3.89% 4.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.55% 20.38% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 57
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £29,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
302 314 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.82% 19.10% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 267 241 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 66 (75.00%) C#
2 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.86%) Software Engineering
4 35 (39.77%) Microsoft
5 33 (37.50%) .NET
6 32 (36.36%) SQL
7 30 (34.09%) C++
8 29 (32.95%) Unit Testing
9 28 (31.82%) Degree
10 27 (30.68%) HTML
11 26 (29.55%) Windows
12 25 (28.41%) XML
12 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
13 20 (22.73%) Java
13 20 (22.73%) .NET Framework
13 20 (22.73%) PowerShell
14 19 (21.59%) SDLC
14 19 (21.59%) Computer Science
14 19 (21.59%) Web Services
14 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
15 18 (20.45%) DNS
15 18 (20.45%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (20.45%) HTTP
15 18 (20.45%) IIS
15 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
15 18 (20.45%) ITIL
15 18 (20.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 18 (20.45%) Web Operations
15 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
15 18 (20.45%) Riverbed

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.45%) IIS
2 9 (10.23%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
2 18 (20.45%) DNS
2 18 (20.45%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 2 (2.27%) NFC
4 2 (2.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.95%) MySQL
4 4 (4.55%) DB2
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) NUnit
1 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
4 9 (10.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (10.23%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.95%) Android Studio
6 4 (4.55%) AQtime
6 4 (4.55%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.55%) dotTrace
7 2 (2.27%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.27%) MSTest
General
1 5 (5.68%) Electronics
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) C# Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Developer in Test
4 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) Web Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Senior Developer
6 12 (13.64%) PowerShell Engineer
6 12 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 12 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (13.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Computer Scientist
8 9 (10.23%) Senior Web Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Web Developer
9 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 27 (30.68%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) XML
4 20 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 19 (21.59%) Web Services
6 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET
7 14 (15.91%) jQuery
8 13 (14.77%) Entity Framework
8 13 (14.77%) HTML5
8 13 (14.77%) J2EE
8 13 (14.77%) JDBC
8 13 (14.77%) JSP
8 13 (14.77%) SOAP
9 9 (10.23%) JSON
9 9 (10.23%) NHibernate
9 9 (10.23%) XML Schema
9 9 (10.23%) XSL
10 8 (9.09%) LINQ
10 8 (9.09%) WCF
11 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (19.32%) Client/Server
3 15 (17.05%) Mathematics
3 15 (17.05%) Physics
4 13 (14.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Windows
2 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.95%) Android
4 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (48.86%) Software Engineering
3 29 (32.95%) Unit Testing
4 19 (21.59%) SDLC
5 18 (20.45%) ITIL
5 18 (20.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 18 (20.45%) Web Operations
6 16 (18.18%) MVC
7 14 (15.91%) Code Coverage
7 14 (15.91%) Performance Testing
7 14 (15.91%) Security Testing
7 14 (15.91%) User Stories
7 14 (15.91%) Workflow
7 14 (15.91%) Workflow Management
8 13 (14.77%) Open Source
9 12 (13.64%) OO
9 12 (13.64%) Scrum
10 9 (10.23%) Content Management
11 7 (7.95%) OOP
11 7 (7.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) C#
2 32 (36.36%) SQL
3 30 (34.09%) C++
4 20 (22.73%) Java
4 20 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.91%) T-SQL
6 13 (14.77%) Perl
6 13 (14.77%) Shell Script
7 10 (11.36%) C
8 4 (4.55%) Fortran
9 3 (3.41%) Python
10 2 (2.27%) XAML
11 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Degree
2 18 (20.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (39.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) Riverbed
3 13 (14.77%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) F5
5 2 (2.27%) Coverity
5 2 (2.27%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Red Gate
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000, depending on experience + A great benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago